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December 24 10:03 AM
To some, the small flame represents the presence of the spirit of a higher power; to others it epitomizes the radiance of the light of good conquering the cold darkness of evil. Still, to others, lit candles serve as an expression of the memories of deceased loved ones, the solemnity in the wake of an unexpected tragedy, and for prayers.
December 24 10:03 AM
According to investigators, Fife sold 80 acres of his timber in LaSalle Parish to Yocum who owns Southern Timber Solutions in Calvin. Fife then allegedly sold an adjoining 20 acres of timber that he did not own or have permission to sell.
December 24 10:03 AM
Of 141 scholarships the Southern University System Board of Supervisors (Board) disbursed over the past two academic years, seven students received scholarship amounts about the maximum $1,000; one student got a scholarship without meeting the GPA requirements; and two board members recommended more in scholarship dollars than their allotted amount.
December 24 10:03 AM
According to evidence presented at her Sept. 8 guilty plea, Bourgeois’ aunt was entitled to Death and Indemnity Compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs because of her husband’s service in the military. Bourgeois’ aunt died in July 2007, and Bourgeois did not inform Veterans Affairs of the death.
December 24 10:03 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Ford Taurus, operated by 70 year old Phyllis LeBlanc of New Iberia, was traveling north on La. 88 and stopped on top of a railroad grade. An Amtrak train was traveling east and struck the passenger car while it was stopped on the tracks.
December 24 10:03 AM
To help ensure this season will be a safe and happy time for all, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wishes to remind the thousands of Louisianans of the potential of catastrophic injury and property damage fireworks can cause. Each year, severe burns, disfigurement, and deaths are directly attributed to the unsafe use of fireworks.
December 24 10:03 AM
When most people are asked about methamphetamine users or “meth heads,” they often refer to the pictures that they have seen online, such as the “Faces of Meth” mug shots that are so prominent on sites such as the Web site by the same name hosted by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon.
December 24 10:03 AM
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I always do. A New Year always brings with it promise and uncertainty, but the coming year brings with it a greater foreboding than we have experienced in the past. I would rather be absorbed with the more mundane things in life.
December 24 10:03 AM
In his article, Mr. Settle stated the following: “Prudhomme remained on the DA payroll while wearing the black robe for about a week before her appointment was pulled by Justice Scott Crichton." Neither of those statements are accurate and insinuate some wrongdoing on my part.

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